Loading, please wait...

The Government of No One - by Ruth Kinna (Paperback)

The Government of No One - by  Ruth Kinna (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
The Government of No One - by  Ruth Kinna (Paperback) - image 1 of 1
Release Date: coming soon!

Preorder for
Ships by release date with free standard shipping using RedCard

About this item

Specifications

Number of Pages: 432

Genre: Political Science

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company

Book theme: Anarchism

Author: Ruth Kinna

Language: English

Street Date: September 29, 2020
TCIN: 79626214
UPC: 9780141984667
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-8188

Description

'The standard book on anarchism for the twenty-first century. Written with brio, quiet insight and clarity' Carl Levy

A magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movements

Anarchism routinely gets a bad press. It's usually seen as meaning chaos and disorder -- or even nothing at all. And yet, from Occupy Wall Street to Pussy Riot, Noam Chomsky to David Graeber, this philosophical and political movement is as relevant as ever. Contrary to popular perception, different strands of anarchism -- from individualism to collectivism -- do follow certain structures and a shared sense of purpose: a belief in freedom and working towards collective good without the interference of the state.

In this masterful, sympathetic account, political theorist Ruth Kinna traces the tumultuous history of anarchism, starting with thinkers and activists such as Peter Kropotkin and Emma Goldman and through key events like the Paris Commune and the Haymarket affair. Skilfully introducing us to the nuanced theories of anarchist groups from Russia to Japan to the United States, The Government of No One reveals what makes a supposedly chaotic movement particularly adaptable and effective over centuries -- and what we can learn from it.

If the item details above aren’t accurate or complete, we want to know about it. Report incorrect product info.

Recommended


From the manufacturer

No information loaded.

Guest Ratings & Reviews

No reviews yet! Be the first to help other guests.

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.


*See offer details. Restrictions apply. Pricing, promotions and availability may vary by location and at Target.com.